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David A.

Forrester
df6f4bce@westpost.net 7932 Eri2 Ave. NW Canal Fulton, OH 44614 (330) 854-2499

Objective A position in Project/Product Management to utilize my experience and


training. To continue to advance with my MBA degree and specialization in Projec
t Management. To pursue my Project Management Professional Certification.
Education ASHLAND UNIVERSITY V Ashland, Oh
Masters in Business Administration, Dec. 2008
Overall GPA 3.80/4.00
Certification in Project Management, DEC. 2009
Overall GPA 4.00/4.00
GANNON UNIVERSITY V Erie, PA
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, May 1982
Major: Management Engineering
Overall GPA: 3.40/4.00
ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE V Buffalo, NY
Associate Degree in Science, May 1976
Major: Materials Science
Overall GPA: 3.25/4.00
Professional Training Extensive training and experience with CAD and FEA
Experienced and trained with Microsoft Office Applications
Attended Algor FEA Training in Pittsburgh, PA
Attended Pro-E training in Wooster, OH
Attended training school for use of Military Specifications in Alexandria, VA
Attended Fisher Controls Valve Sizing School in Marshalltown, IO
Attended Heat Exchanger Design School in Boulder, CO
Attended Boiler Design School in San Francisco, CA
Professional memberships ASME Member since 1982. Member number 4599213
ASTM Committee Member, Participated in the development of Navy Specification AST
M F25 for two years.
Patents and publications Co-author of Patent Number: 5410909 (Plug Proof Simple
Device to Measure Liquid Flow in Flue Gas Desulfurization Systems Using Nozzle P
ressure as an Input.)
Published Inspection and Repair of High Temperature Thermowells

Employment Experience 2003 - 2010 Akron Brass Co. Wooster, OH


Senior Engineer
XnDesign, develop and test new products from concept to release. Design and impl
ement product modification to meet customer requirements. Recommend production a
nd test procedures for new, modified and existing products to manufacturing. Pre
pare material specifications for new products and recommend sources or vendors t
o purchasing/manufacturing. Provide necessary cost information on new or modifie
d products to management and accounting.
1996 - 2002 Dresser Industries Alliance, OH
Product Engineer
X Design, develop and test new valves and valve components including o-ring seal
s, packing, seats, stems and liners; specify and develop complete control packag
es including valve and operator, positioners, pressure regulators, solenoid valv
es and transducers; write and perform test procedures including classic engineer
ing calculations, solid model verifications, finite element analyses and computa
tional fluid diagnostics; recommend production processes; prepare material speci
fications; and provide necessary cost information to Accounting Department and M
anagement. Extensive work in designing and producing new valves from inception t
o installation for the U.S. Navy.
1990 - 1995 Babcock & Wilcox Barberton, OH
Project Engineer
X Developed testing proposals and procedures for utility and industrial boilers.
Supervised testing crews on site. Coordinated data acquisition and reports with
Project management.
1982 - 1990 American Electric Power Columbus, OH
Project Engineer
X Responsible for developing solutions to engineering and metallurgical problems
at the generating stations. Developed testing and inspection procedures for hea
t cycle equipment. Supervised crews at the power plants during these tests and i
nspections.

References Available upon request